An evening in honour of Cuban cinema: tributes to Santiago Álvarez and to ICAIC
As part of the “Week of Latin America and the Caribbean “ (Semaine de l’Amérique Latine et des Caraïbes), INA participated in events in honour of Cuban cinema, at the occasion of the centenary of director Santiago Álvarez birth and on the 60th anniversary of ICAIC. The 6th edition of the Week, organized in France between the May 23 and June 8, promotes the region through cultural, scientific or political events.
The 31st of May, a panel discussion was organized at the l’Institut des Hautes Etudes sur l’Amérique Latine (IHEAL), in the presence of Nancy Berthier (CRIMIC, Université Paris Sorbonne), Alfredo Fernandez (Texas A & M University), Camilla Areas (INA), Inès Barja (INA), Sylvie Bouffartigue (GRIAHAL-CHCSC), Agnès Magnien (INA).
The 6 of June 2019, the Embassy of Cuba, ICAIC and INA organized an evening, at the Embassy, in honour of director Santiago Álvarez and ICAIC. Under the aegis of the Ambassador of Cuba, S.E Elio Eduardo Rodriguez Perdomo and INA CEO, Laurent Vallet, the evening was the opportunity to highlight INA’s work for the restoration and digitization of the “Noticiero” collection. A selection of “noticieros” were also screened.